AMD Phenom II X3 720: specs and benchmarks

AMD Phenom II X3 720

Summary

AMD started AMD Phenom II X3 720 sales 1 January 2010 at a recommended price of $75. This is Heka architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 3 cores and 3 threads, and is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.8 GHz - N/A and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM3 processor with a TDP of 95 Watt. It supports DDR3 Dual-channel memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 1.71 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Phenom II X3 720 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
3.64
 
Type
Desktop
 
Architecture codename
Heka
 
Release date
1 January 2010
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$75
 
Price now
$17.24
 
of 15385 (Xeon W-2195)

Technical specs

Phenom II X3 720's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Phenom II X3 720's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
3
 
Number of threads
3
 
Base frequency
2.8 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
2.8 GHz - N/A
 
L1 cache
128 KB (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
512 KB (per core)
 
L3 cache
6 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
Die size
258 mm2
 
Transistor count
758 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Phenom II X3 720 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
AM3
 
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Phenom II X3 720.
Supported memory types
DDR3 Dual-channel
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Phenom II X3 720. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

1.71

Passmark

1519

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Phenom II X3 720 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Phenom II X3 720 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Phenom II X3 720 from Intel is Celeron G1620T, which is slower by 1% and lower by 6 positions in our rating.

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